Team

The Petro Sol leadership team is made up of an excellent group of professionals with expansive experience in doing business in Tanzania and across the globe.

  • CEO – Abe Latif Suleman

    Abe Latif Suleman was born and raised in Arusha, Tanzania and received his Bachelor of Science in McPherson, Kansas in 1972. Abe is CEO of Petro Sol (T) Ltd., Miombo Estates, Tanzania Maua, Tuckman (T) Ltd., and Suleman, Casler & Co.  – with areas of focus in fuel distribution, agriculture, mining, and investment consultation. From 1973 to... View Full Bio

  • Director, Strategy & Planning – Sammye Walton

    Sammye Walton was raised and educated in the U.S., but has lived and worked in Tanzania periodically since 2005, and now permanently since 2012.  Walton’s education is in Business Administration and Marketing, with continued specialized training in organizational development, IT Service Management and process analysis. Walton spent the majority of her career to date working in the information technology field... View Full Bio

  • Financial Controller/Corporate Ops – Bharathi Balakrishnan

    Bharathi Balakrishnan was raised and educated in India, and moved to Tanzania with her family in 2003.  Balakrishnan has a graduate level education in Accounting.  Before coming to Petro Sol / Miombo, she held roles in financial management both in India and Tanzania, and we consider ourselves lucky to have been able to recruit her to... View Full Bio

  • Manager, Sales & Retail Ops – Jagdish Babu

    Jagdish Babu has a graduate level education from India with a background in Marketing and Management.  In past roles he has been recognized for his ability to manage a marketing team in research, sales lead generation, and communication planning. At Petro Sol, Mr. Babu is currently overseeing operations of the Kisongo retail fueling station, and contributing to... View Full Bio

  • Fleet & Transport Management – Yusuf Kara

    Yusuf Kara is responsible for overseeing the overall fleet and transport operation for Petro Sol, managing the team of people who keep our trucks on the road, safe, and meeting our delivery targets. yusuf@petrosoltz.com

  • Technical Manager – Deva Modhvadia

    Deva Modhvadia has been with Petro Sol family of companies since 1996 as a trusted technical resource.  He is an expert at engineering, and is currently managing the fleet of fuel transport vehicles for Petro Sol and farm equipment for Miombo Estates.  He also acts as a supervisor and mentor to a team of junior engineers.  Under... View Full Bio

  • Yard Manager – Hamisi Damadhami

    Hamisi Damadhami has worked for the Petro Sol family of companies for over ten years in various capacity.  He currently manages yard operations as well as the intake and distribution of fuel.

  • Station Manager (Kisongo) – Samsun Donii

    Samsun Donii has called Petro Sol home since he began working in the yard as a young adult.  Through hard work, loyalty and showing great potential Donii became a scholarship recipient for further education.  He is now managing the staff and daily operations of our retail station in Kisongo.

  • Head Driver – Samuel Mayoba

    Samuel Mayoba has been with Petro Sol since it was established in 2005, proving himself to be a steady and responsible driver.  Mayoba acts as mentor and guide to our team of drivers, ensuring that good driving habits and integrity are at the forefront of every journey.